Tamma Carleton is a postdoctoral scholar in the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics at the University of Chicago. She works with the Climate Impact Lab (CIL), a multi-disciplinary, multi-organizational research group that partners with EPIC to calculate the social and economic costs of climate change. More broadly, Tamma’s research seeks to improve quantitative understanding of how global environmental change influences and is shaped by economic development. Tamma worked with CIL while completing her PhD in Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of California, Berkeley, where she was also an EPA STAR Fellow and Doctoral Fellow in the Global Policy Lab at the Goldman School of Public Policy. A Rhodes Scholar, Tamma earned master’s degrees in Environmental Change & Management and in Economics for Development at University of Oxford. She has a BA in Economics from Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon, and was a Research Analyst at the Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of Economics.